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Joe Johnson commits to signing with the Miami Heat

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The former All-Star will join the Heat when he clears waivers.

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Joe Johnson has reportedly committed to signing with the Miami Heat after he clears waivers on Saturday, league sources told The Vertical.

The seven-time All-Star will take one of the Heat's open roster spots, but a forthcoming deal might be in place for the Heat to continue cutting salary by waiving a player.

Johnson's buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets yesterday was immediately met with reports that several playoff-bound teams such as the Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Toronto Raptors were after his services.

He averaged 11.8 points, 4.1 assists and 3.9 rebounds this season in 57 games with the Nets.